BAJAUR AGENCY - The political administration on Monday arrested sixty-five people on charges of gambling on quails fighting in the mountainous area of tehsil Salarzai in Bajaur Agency.

An official of the local administration told reporters here that a team of Bajaur levies force conducted raids at gambling den in Mala area and arrested 65 people while they were busy in quails fighting.

The official said that the action was carried out in the area after receiving information from the local tribesmen that a number of people are involved in gambling on quails fighting in the hilly spot of the village since along.

The official said that most of detained were belonging to Swat, Dir, Mardan and other parts of the province and they had been living in the area for the last several weeks. The official claimed that large amount of cash and quails were seized from the gamblers.